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IN PICS | Defence aspirants protest 'Agnipath' plan; road, rail traffic disrupted across country

News of the Agnipath scheme, which was approved by the PM-led cabinet committee on June 14, has triggered unprecedented protests in several states across India. Under the scheme, around 46,000 soldiers will be recruited this year between the ages of 17 and a half years and 21 years into the three services. Armed forces aspirants are protesting against the scheme for its limited term of employment followed by compulsory retirement for most without gratuity and pension benefits.

published on : 17th June 2022

RIP Puneeth Rajkumar: Ajith Kumar to Pawan Kalyan, Indian film stars pay tribute to 'Power Star'

Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar passed away on Friday, October 29, 2021, after suffering a massive cardiac arrest while working out in the gym in the morning. Film stars from across the country paid their tribute to the 'Power Star'. Here are some of their reactions to the sudden demise of 'Appu'.

published on : 29th October 2021

Modi cabinet reshuffle: Here are the 11 women ministers now part of BJP's Union government

In the renewed NDA Council of Ministers, seven women were sworn in as ministers of state (MoS), while prominent leaders including Nirmala Sitharaman and Smriti Irani were retained. Read more about them here.

published on : 8th July 2021

Vijay's 'Master' to Mohanlal's 'Drishyam 2': IMDb list of most popular Indian films and web series in 2021

IMDb has released list of the most popular Indian films and web series of the year so far. The list features titles released between January 1st 2021-June 3rd 2021. This list is based on IMDbPro data on the number of page views of IMDb users in India.

published on : 12th June 2021

Amritsar train crash to Iran train collision: Here are the worst rail disasters of the last decade

With dozens dead after a packed train derailed inside a tunnel in Taiwan, we look back on some of the worst rail disasters of the last 10 years.

published on : 2nd April 2021

Kaziranga's Golden Tiger dilemma explained: Why the rare cat, inbreeding irk India's wildlife experts 

From the flood-hit Kaziranga National Park appeared a tigress with golden fur. While the social media exploded over the big cat's majesty and rare look, experts weren't very happy about the celebration, TNIE explains everything you need to know about the "cats with recessive genes."

published on : 17th July 2020

From Syria to Iraq, how is COVID-19 outbreak affecting Middle East conflicts?

It remains unclear what the coronavirus pandemic's impact will be on the multiple wars roiling the Middle East. Here is an overview of the impact so far on the conflicts in Syria, Yemen, Libya and Iraq. 

published on : 5th April 2020

Kanika Kapoor to Paulo Dybala: Celebrities, VIPs who have contracted coronavirus | Tom Hanks, Idris Elba, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and more

COVID-19 is spreading across the world. Outside China - where the virus was first detected in December and infected more than 80,000 people -- South Korea is the hardest-hit country in Asia with over 8,500 cases. While the number of infections in China has been falling for weeks, other countries are seeing the toll gather pace as the highly contagious virus takes hold. Here are some famous individuals who are currently under treatment for the infectious virus. 

published on : 13th March 2020

FIFA World Cup 2018: Spain, Portugal survive to reach knockout stages

The first day of World Cup teams playing simultaneous matches to see who advances came down to the wire.

published on : 26th June 2018

IN PICTURES | 65th National Film Awards ceremony marked by many frowns, few smiles

In a first in the the history of the National Film Awards ceremony, about 50 award winners boycotted the event on Thursday after they learnt that President Ram Nath Kovind, in a departure from tradition, would give away the awards to only 11 winners while the rest would receive them from Minister of Information and Broadcasting Smriti Irani. While some awardees looked excited about getting recognition from the government for their work in movies, there were some winners whose name plates were placed facing down as they were not at the venue.

published on : 4th May 2018

Protesters stage largest demonstrations in Iran since 2009 

Sparked by high living costs and the struggling economy, the protests began in second city Mashhad but quickly spread and turned against the Islamic regime as a whole.

published on : 2nd January 2018

Bengaluru air show - Aero India 2017: Day 3

Exciting aerobatics and mean flying machines make Bengaluru's Aero India 2017 a visual treat 

published on : 16th February 2017